Ohio State opens the 2021 college football season in Minneapolis as the Buckeyes play Minnesota at 8 p.m. on Sept. 2.
It's the first Buckeye game since OSU fell to Alabama in last season's College Football Playoff national championship game, but no one thinks the wheels have fallen off the program despite the loss.
Ohio State enters the season ranked No. 4 in both the AP and the Coaches Poll and is considered one of the heavy favorites to win the Big Ten East Division in 2021.
Ohio State's first game this season will be against a Big Ten team from the other side of the conference, as Minnesota looks to compete for the West Division crown like they did in 2019.
Ohio State fans don't want miss the first game of the season. Ohio State fans really don't want to miss the first Big Ten game of the 2021 season.
Here's how what you need to know about the Ohio State-Minnesota game.
Ohio State vs. Minnesota kickoff
8 p.m., Huntington Bank Stadium, Minneapolis
How can I watch the Ohio State-Minnesota game?
Ohio State's game against Minnesota is on FOX. Here is the broadcast team:
- Gus Johnson (play by play)
- Joel Klatt (analysis)
- Jenny Taft (sideline)
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Here is the radio broadcast information:
Radio: WBNS-FM/AM (97.1/1460)
- Paul Keels (play by play)
- Jim Lachey (analysis)
- Matt Andrews (sideline)
What about last year's Buckeye, Gopher teams?
2020 records: Ohio State 7-1 overall, 5-0 Big Ten; Minnesota 3-4 overall and Big Ten
Last meeting: Ohio State won 30-14 on Oct. 13, 2018, in Columbus. Ohio State leads series 46-7.
Is OSU favored to beat Minnesota?
Favorite: Ohio State by 13.5
What's the weather like in Minneapolis on Thursday?
Forecast: Scattered showers, evening temperatures in mid-60s.
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